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School District

1113 Legion Way SE
Olympia, WA 98501
Office: (360) 596-6100


Here at the OSD it is our goal to provide as many resources as possible to keep you informed about what is going on in our district. This page provides a detailed list of those resources that will keep you updated on all the news and events going on in our district!

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    School Board Study Session

    The OSD Board of Directors will hold a Study Session at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, December 13, 2016, in Room 201-B at the Knox Administrative Center, 1113 Legion Way SE, Olympia 98501. Their focus will be consideration of a Boundary Planning Process.

    Published: 2016-12-08

    School Board Meeting at Knox

    The OSD Board of Directors will hold a regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, December 12, 2016, in the Board Room at the Knox Administrative Center, 1113 Legion Way SE, Olympia 98501.

    Published: 2016-12-08


    District winter weather procedures

    The Olympia School District wants to ensure every child and staff member arrives at school safely. Winter weather conditions may require the closure, late start or early dismissal of students. Occasionally, weather conditions may also make it necessary to modify bus routes to “emergency routes.”

    Please refer to our 2016-17 Snow Bulletin, for important information about our district’s plan during severe weather conditions.

    Published: 2016-12-08


    Amazing students doing amazing things!

    Published: 2016-11-23

    Flags lowered to half-staff on December 9

    Flags at all Olympia School District schools and support facilities will fly at half-staff on Friday, December 9. Gov. Jay Inslee is deeply saddened by the death of Tacoma Police Officer Reginald “Jake” Gutierrez, 45, and has directed that Washington state and United States flags at all state agency facilities be lowered to half-staff in his memory on December 9. Officer Gutierrez was killed in the line of duty on November 30.

    Flags will remain at half-staff until close of business or sunset this Friday.

    Published: 2016-12-09

    Free parenting classes

    The Olympia School District is offering FREE parent education classes with Candyce Lund-Bollinger during the 2016-17 school year. Candyce will present on a variety of topics focused on specific age groups from kindergarten through grade 12.  

    Published: 2016-12-05


    School board adopts goals for 2016-17 school year

    The Olympia School Board recently adopted its goals for the 2016-17 school year. 

    Read full list of goals

    Published: 2016-11-02

    Ways of keeping up with us


    Your landing spot for more in-depth content and stories about what is taking place throughout our district. Here you will find emergency district communications, photos/albums, videos, district event postings, shared stories from the Olympian and ThurstonTalk, Student Spotlights, Featured Faculty and stories highlighting programs and accomplishments of students district wide. Please take a second to browse our Facebook page, and if you like what you see you can 'like us' to receive automatic updates.


    We tweet emergency district communications, photos from schools, reminders of upcoming district events, hashtags and regularly retweet pertinent content from throughout our community. Take a look at our Twitter page and if you like what you see you can 'follow us' to receive all of our tweets.


    Our Instagram account features photos and short video clips from schools, classrooms and events throughout our district with brief descriptions of the content. Visit our Instagram and if you like what you see you can 'follow us' to receive all of our posts.

    YouTube Channel

    Keep tabs on our YouTube Channel as we share video of students and schools from throughout our District. If you like what you see you can 'subscribe' to our channel to be alerted to all new videos we publish!

    Spotlight on Success

    Throughout the school year Superintendent Dick Cvitanich and our Communications team put together a Spotlight on Success newsletter with stories and photos of news items that recently took place throughout our district. This is a great way to get a peek into all the great events and activities going on in the schools. Take a peek at our most recent edition!

    Friends of the OSD

    Once a month we send out our Friends of the OSD email to our email list. This is a monthly recap of news and events that took place throughout the District. This is a combination of materials from our Spotlight on Success newsletter, social media posts, as well as news fresh off the press!

    To be added to the Friends of the OSD email list contact We will get you added to our mailing list!

    Contact Information:

    Mailing Address:
    Communications & Community Relations
    1113 Legion Way SE
    Olympia, WA 98501

    Voice: (360) 596-6103 / Fax: (360) 596-6101

    Susan Gifford, Director of Communications & Community Relations: 596-6104
    Conor Schober
    , Community Relations Coordinator: 596-6106
    Kim Doherty
    , Communications Assistant: 596-6108
    Diana Crawford
    , Public Disclosure Officer: 596-6112